Scott, along with Dion Collins, took over the ROSS Planning reigns in 2010 after working as a senior consultant at the firm since 2006. Scott has gained broad experience in the leisure and community planning sectors during his 25 years in the industry. He has experience across a range of roles, including more than 10 years within local government.
Scott offers a wealth of experience in facility planning, management and policy; open space planning; community and organisation development; project management and community consultation. During his time with Logan City Council, Scott was the Coordinator of the Community Infrastructure Unit (Planning and Management). At council, he had strategic planning and management responsibilities for Logan’s 180,000 residents. He also has extensive knowledge of the processes involved in obtaining state government funding for council projects, evidenced by his success in attracting more than $15 million in state funding to Logan City.
With first-hand experience in sport and recreation planning for a local government, alongside his extensive support for a number of local community organisations, Scott offers clear, concise and pragmatic advice to his clients. He is happy to share information to help clients understand different options and their likely consequences. He believes this approach leads to more robust and acceptable solutions to be formed. Scott prides himself on keeping an open door on projects and encourages clients to stay in touch. In recent years, Scott has lead the development of many quality projects, including:
Bundaberg Regional Council
Regional Aquatic Centre Feasibility Study
Sunshine Coast Council
Maroochydore Indoor Sports Centre Feasibility Study
Muswellbrook Shire Council
Recreation Needs and Management Study
Gladstone Regional Council
Harvey Road and Palm Drive Precinct Master Plan